Drills

Defence The Circle

category: Defending-Skills

Defender passes the ball. Attackers go 1 on 1 and try to penetrate the circle. Defenders priority is to stop the player getting through gate 1, then g...

1 V 2 Break Defense

category: Defending-Skills

Players work in pairs in this drill - attacking and defending pair. The player who starts with the ball has to dribble around the cone and then try t...

Defensive Awareness

category: Defending-Skills

The attackers (Red Players) have to try and dribble the ball around one of the red cones in the middle and then go back through their gate without bei...

Defensive Transfer 2

category: Roles-and-Responsibilities

Introduce Inside Left and Inside Right and passing option as indicated on diagram Add in passive defenders

Web Videos

Skill training and defensive drills

Duke's Pam Bustin presents the fundamental skills of field hockey and then challenges those skills in many different ways. The "1v1 Defensive Techniqu...

Five point drill with jan trapp

Jan Trapp, the Messiah College Head Coach, demonstrates the Five Point Drill on the instructional field hockey DVD Stick Work Progressions for Field H...

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